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up•rear



Pronunciation: (up-rēr'), [key]
v.t.
1. to raise up; lift: The horse upreared its head and whinnied.
2. to build; erect: to uprear a monument in stone.
3. to elevate the dignity of; exalt: God upreared Abraham by making him the father of many nations.
4. to bring up; rear: to uprear children in a good environment.

v.i.
to rise.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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